Oops. During President Barack Obama's appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Leno asked him about his bowling. You'll recall during the campaign the prez looked less than stellar trying to show his bowling, uhm, "skills". On Leno, the president said his bowling skills have improved. But that's where the conversation took an unexpected turn...
Here's part of of the conversation:
President Obama: "I bowled a 129." (audience applauds)
He continues, "Yes, I had..."
Jay Leno: "Oh, that's very good. That's very good, Mr. President."
President Obama: "It's like the special olympics or something."
"It's like the special olympics or something"? Can the president really say that without people taking offense?
On another topic...the President said Treasury Secretary Timothy Geitner was doing an "outstanding job". Any chance this becomes a "Brownie, you're doing a heckuva job" moment? Or will Geitner, indeed, prove to be outstanding?